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Cover of the 1910 publication Eugenics, by Charles Davenport

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Charles Davenport was director of the Station for Experimental Evolution at Cold Spring Harborand he established the Eugenics Record Office (ERO). Davenport was a prolific writer, publishing an estimated 450 articles -- many devoted to eugenics. (DNAi location: Chronicle > Threat of the Unfit > Founders)
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Cover of the 1910 publication Eugenics, by Charles Davenport.Charles Davenport was director of the Station for Experimental Evolution at Cold Spring Harborand he established the Eugenics Record Office (ERO). Davenport was a prolific writer, publishing an estimated 450 articles -- many devoted to eugenics. E.H. Harriman to establish the Eugenics Record Office (ERO). The ERO became the leading center for eugenics in the United States, training field workers who went out to collect pedigrees of families with interesting traits. Davenport was a prolific writer, publishing an estimated 450 articles -- many devoted to eugenics.
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charles davenport,experimental evolution,eugenics,dnai,prolific writer,cold spring,harriman,pedigrees,founders
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